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Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Risks

Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Risks

Adrian Day

ISBN: 978-0-470-61326-9

Oct 2010

352 pages

In Stock

$39.95

Description

How to analyze and understand investment opportunities in the resources market

Investing in resource markets is quite different from other sectors–extreme cyclicality; very long cycles; huge corrections; continual mergers and acquisitions; and, huge capital needs. Written by industry pioneer Adrian Day, Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Outsized Risks details the factors that affect investing in resource markets, and how, if an investor understands those factors, the resource market can be a great place to realize very strong gains. The book:

  • Explains the major factors driving resource prices higher, including new demand from China and the difficulty in finding new economic resources
  • Discusses how the resource industry is changing, and addresses where we are in the "Super Cycle"
  • Details how to profit by investing in base metals, gold, silver, and agriculture, while explaining the peculiar political, environmental, and social risks inherent in resource markets

In recent years, deciding how to minimize the excessive risks of investing in resource markets has proven difficult for even the most experienced investors. Thanks to Investing in Resources, the task of how and where to invest in this lucrative market is made easier.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART I Commodities: Why They're Going Up.

Chapter 1 Commodity Cycles.

Chapter 2 Demand for Raw Materials.

Chapter 3 Supply.

Chapter 4 Control.

Chapter 5 Economy.

PART II Gold: In Good and Bad Times.

Chapter 6 Reasons for Gold to Go Up.

Chapter 7 Gold and Resources in Deflation.

Chapter 8 When to Buy.

PART III Investing in Resources.

Chapter 9 Ways to Invest.

Chapter 10 Investing in Companies.

Chapter 11 How to Select Gold Companies.

Chapter 12 The Mine Cycle and Juniors.

PART IV Top Sectors.

Chapter 13 Silver: Poor Man's Gold?

Chapter 14 Platinum and Platinum Group Metals.

Chapter 15 The Base Metals: Copper.

Chapter 16 Base Metals and Rare Earths.

Chapter 17 Energy.

Chapter 18 Gas.

Chapter 19 Coal.

Chapter 20 Uranium.

Chapter 21 Renewable Energy.

Chapter 22 Agriculture.

Conclusion: Building a Portfolio.

Resource Directory.

About the Author.

Index.